Meteorology records and notes on the mortality of the Hobart town registration district during the month of April, 1872.
Abbott, Francis and Hall, Edward Swarbreck (1872) Meteorology records and notes on the mortality of the Hobart town registration district during the month of April, 1872. Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania . iv-vi.
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Meteorological records recorded at the Observatory, Hobart Town.
Includes leafing, flowering, and fruiting of a few standard plants
in the Royal Society's Gardens during the month of
The only meteorological phenomena of this month adverse to health
were excessively high daily-range of temperature and high elastic-force of
vapour. On the other hand, wind-force, temperature, rainfall, aerial purity,
were all propitious to health and life, and consequently the deaths in the
month were one-sixth less than the average of the previous 15 years' Aprils.
|Additional Information:||In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania.|
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